2017 Events

Type Talks
A Diabetes Focused Speaker Series

Spreading research highlights and hope to the diabetes community 15 minutes at a time.

This family-friendly event is FREE and open to everyone.

Our next Type Talks session will be held at Edmonton's City Hall as part of our World Diabetes Day celebration. Please join us for this special edition.

Upcoming Talks:
November 14, 2017
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Jeans and Jersey
On November 17 wear your favourite Jersey and raise funds for diabetes research!

Show off your team pride and challenge your coworkers or classmates to see who can raise the most. 

Sign up your school or corporation at 780-492-9541 or by email at

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The Ultimate Amazing Race
On November 18, in CALGARY, I Challenge Diabetes, in partnership with the Alberta Children's Hospital and the Alberta Diabetes Foundation, invite you to test your mind, body and blood sugar! 

Individuals with type 1 are coming together from across Canada for a fun and adventurous day of friendly competition, mixed with practical diabetes education that won’t slow you down. It’s not about winning or losing; it’s about taking on the challenge of our Ultimate Amazing Race!

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Hummingbird Gala 2018
On April 20, 2018, hundreds of people will come together under a common goal: seeing an end to the destructive disease that is diabetes. Come join us for an evening in a mystical enchanted garden, where the world is green and bright and the fairy-lights twinkle.
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